Scribbler's Saloon
Scribbler's Saloon

Scribbler's Saloon

Short stories and poetry


The End Befalls Us

21 Jan 2022 1 minute read 0 comments UberSamurai

Hold me Mother, rock me, tend to my heart You aren’t supposed to bury me my lover was to marry me but, now, my battle-kin will carry me   Hold me Mother, rock me, tend to my heart The fire peels back the blue skies the roar of the Titans brings our d...

A Riddle in Time

21 Jan 2022 2 minute read 0 comments UberSamurai

Did you not worship me, once upon a time? Did you not bring goats and rice and seeds? You said your love for me would never be forgotten You said your children would forever spread my word Yet, here I stand amongst the corpses beneath the soil Here I...

Opportunity Rests

17 Jan 2022 1 minute read 0 comments UberSamurai

Once upon a time, I fell from the sky And now my time is ending, please don’t cry. Dust clogs my wheels, and sand paints me red, I’m tired now, and it’s time for bed.   I wasn’t the first to roll across this land, And I’m not the last to show Earth’s...

The Ruined Heaven

15 Jan 2022 9 minute read 1 comment UberSamurai

On the fall of night and in the depths of sleep came to me a dream. Slowly walking toward a familiar place, a door made of simple wood, adorned with nothing but only what the poorest worker could afford. I entered this place with no circumstance. It...

Light Rider

5 Jan 2022 1 minute read 0 comments UberSamurai

    Venus son skims fast Riding waves of blinding light Father Sun beckons    

Utterly Redundant

2 Jan 2022 1 minute read 1 comment UberSamurai

A most egregious happenstance, his crap-and-stance I saw. It was dour and stout, much like sour kraut, when it fell into the maw. Round and round it swirled, by pound and pound it hurled, It flitted down, with the only brown sound, and fell into a cu...

Butterfly Stumbling

1 Jan 2022 5 minute read 1 comment UberSamurai

Dave sat in the waiting room of the unemployment office just days after being fired from his last job. He was nervous and still upset from being fired from his last job as an agent of death. “Dave Law?” said the unemployment counselor. “Yes, uh, here...

The Curious Case of the Stalking Tables

1 Jan 2022 4 minute read 0 comments UberSamurai

The Curious Case of the Stalking Tables               I once had a curious case, that is, back when I was a rookie, of stalking tables.             Now, before you ask, yes, this really happened, and it happened in a small town called Livingston many...

The Last Love of the Forgotten Father

29 Dec 2021 21 minute read 0 comments UberSamurai

           The Last Love of the Forgotten Father               Hidden away from the eyes of her subjects, a queen lay dying. She had lived long and accomplished much, but even as she rested easy, knowing she had always tried to do the right thing, an...

Oblivion Waits

29 Dec 2021 54 minute read 0 comments UberSamurai

Oblivion Waits               “Captain?” asked the nearby communication officer.             I could see the look on her face as she prepared herself to pass on the message that I didn’t want to hear. It was tense, maybe even afraid. This would be her...